The major strands of health improvement work shown below, emphasise the breadth of work and approaches undertaken by NHS Forth Valley and partners.
The Forth Valley Health Improvement and Health Inequalities Group takes an overview of this work in Forth Valley.
A brief overview of how ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’ might be seen and applied within the context of NHS Forth Valley.
Health Inequalities Impact assessment
A Health Inequalities Impact Assessment(HIIA) was carried out in October 2012 and published in 2013. The scope of the impact assessment was to evaluate the impact of the Forth Valley Royal Hospital build on the Forth Valley population including staff, patients and visitors. A link to the HIIA is shown below.
An outline of the approaches taken by each council in the Forth Valley area, to address the determinants of health.
An exploration of the main behavioural and clinical risk factors to health, and some of the work undertaken by NHS Forth Valley and partners.
Health improvement and long term conditions work come together through self care. Explore the framework used in Forth Valley and the toolkit for self care.
The Health Promoting Health Service (HPHS) concept is that “every healthcare contact is a health improvement opportunity”. On-line information, support and training in Health Behaviour Change is available for staff through Health Scotland.
The responsibility for healthcare transferred from the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) to the NHS in November 2011. Within NHS Forth Valley there are three prison establishments: HMP Cornton Vale, HMP Glenochil and HMP Polmont Young Offenders.
A listing of the public health methods employed by NHS Forth Valley.
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Central Scotland Safety Camera Partnership began on 1 April 2006 following a very strict site selection criterion. The partnership operates mobile camera units at 11 key sites across Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire areas and along the A811 Stirling/Dumbarton Road.
The aim is to meet Scottish road safety targets from 2010-2020 as set by the Scottish Government in ‘Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2020’.